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Transient tax measure passes 2nd read

Petersburg’s Borough Assembly last Tuesday (2/19) passed a borough-wide extension of the transient room tax in its second reading. The four-percent tax has long been levied on hotel rooms and other traveler accommodations within the former city limits. The ordinance applies it to the broader borough-area. Matt Lichtenstein filed this report:
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Soon-to-be graduates Maura Moyer and Jeremy Randrup in the Petersburg High School library. (Photo/Abbey Collins)
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